Thursday, March 30, 2023

You're affronted because machines now speak for you?
After everything they've already done for you?

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

The people we master as subjects eventually become the emotions through which we feel them.

The things we can know about an object are contingent on the concepts we have to think them.

Friday, March 24, 2023

Some books should be given tenure.
Then let them say what they want.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

"Meanwhile, SPRING, which has been approaching for several pages, is at last here." (William Carlos Williams, 1923).

Saturday, March 11, 2023

We are forever chasing the origin through the tradition.

Friday, March 10, 2023

Twenty years ago, I wanted to be a public intellectual because I thought some people would think I'm right and others that I'm wrong but everyone would learn something from the debate. Today, I'm glad I failed because being a public intellectual means letting some people think you're good and others that you're bad and accepting that no one has to learn anything at all from that.

Sunday, March 05, 2023

"What is behind
your facade?"

"Just me,
holding it up."

In English, the root of boredom
is drudgery.

In Danish, it is sadness.

Friday, March 03, 2023

Intuition is that through which
objects are known immediately.

Institution is that through which
subjects are mastered immediately.

Intuition and institution are
the media of immediacy.

Imagination is the immediacy
of their mediation.

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

If you want your privacy, you have to keep it
like a secret.